Chinese Astrology: Keng Ch`en year, meaning Angry Dragon.
The Sixty-Year Cycle Chinese Calendar: Earthly Branch Dragon and Heavenly Stem Metal.
People born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Dragon have long been greatly envied in China. To be born under this Zodiac sign is an omen of great power, creativity, and individuality. From a young age, Dragon people blaze their own paths, operating on an instinct that usually serves them very well. A Dragon plunges in without looking back, and although this can sometimes result in a fall, the Dragon usually succeeds because he or she is always bright, talented, and willing to work hard to achieve his or her goals.
A person born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Dragon is truly majestic. He or she cannot hide his or her inner greatness. These individuals are often successful in business due to taking big risks. A Dragon is usually surrounded by admirers, because this Chinese sign is magnetic and irresistible. The energy of a person born under the Zodiac sign of the Dragon pulls you along with it, and many people are hopelessly in love with Dragons. Dragons thrive on the energy of their admirers, because it gives them the confidence to keep plunging into things with all they've got.
Dragons are kind and generous to the people they love, but will be ruthless in the pursuit of their goals. A Dragon has a hard time settling down and following rules - but most Dragons end up being in a position where they make the rules, anyway.
Following the cycles of the Chinese Zodiac, every fifth year of the Dragon is tempered by the element of Metal.
People born under the Chinese sign of the Dragon who are tempered by metal are incredibly strong and unyielding. Others sense their inner strength and respect them. As fierce and mighty as this Dragon person is, he or she will respect a person who has the fortitude to stand up to him or her. Metal Dragons are impressed by strength and confidence more than flattery.
A person born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon who is tempered by the element Metal will be a natural born leader. He or she will usually attract many people to his or her way of thinking, but even if there is no one following, a Metal Dragon will march on. These people have strong convictions, and will not give them up or bend to follow popular trends. They are not afraid to go alone, and are not intimidated even if everyone else is against their point of view.
A person born as a Metal Dragon under the Chinese horoscope can calm conflicts through sheer force of personality. Unlike some people who bluster and intimidate in order to conceal weakness, the Dragon is full of strength through and through, and all of his or her force is real. Others find it hard to resist this force, and will often stop making trouble when the Metal Dragon comes around. There is very little reason to worry about a person born as a Metal Dragon. This person will have great resources and always find a way to succeed.